Play of the Day: Ben Carson Wants to Arm Kindergarten Teachers

The 2016 candidate is under fire for comments made in the wake of the Oregon shooting.

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Dems Want Budget Deal Lifting the Sequester Before Boehner Leaves

At rally, lawmakers say increased funding can’t just be for Defense spending.

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Regulatory Overhaul Bills Clear Senate Homeland Security Panel

Mostly bipartisan senators disagree on a bill to create a BRAC-like rules review commission.

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On Politics

Does Hillary Clinton Have a Problem With Male Voters?

Clinton is performing as poorly with men as Republicans do with Hispanics. She won’t win a general election unless she can close the gender gap.

Spending Turnaround at USDA Is Good News for Rural Families

Program chief makes sure no housing funds are left on the table.

Is a Shutdown Possible if the House Can't Elect a New Speaker?

If conservatives deny Kevin McCarthy the 218 votes he needs to win, just about anything’s possible.

Senators Look to Change Federal Rules for Electronic Health Records

The measure aims to fix the system’s problems—but also make them more transparent.

Play of the Day: Are Voters Souring on Donald Trump?

Late-night hosts look at the slumping GOP frontrunner.

“We have both pestered our lead­er­ship to death to make sure the bill comes up,” said Sen­ate In­tel­li­gence Com­mit­tee Chair­man Richard Burr.

Co-Sponsors: Cybersecurity Bill to Resurface After Next Week’s Recess

A stalled information-sharing bill is expected to get a vote soon, despite opposition from some in the tech and civil-rights communities.

Drone Firm Faces $1.9 FAA Million Fine for Unsanctioned Flights

The agency has proposed its largest ever fine of a company for unauthorized drone flights.

New Clinton TV Ad Highlights on McCarthy’s Benghazi Gaffe

Democrats hope to capitalize on a top Republican’s comment linking the House Benghazi panel to Clinton’s poll numbers.

EU Court Ruling: NSA Spying Violates Privacy Rights of Millions

By throwing out a key international agreement, the ruling delivers a blow to global tech companies.

Play of the Day: How to Stem the Tide of Gun Violence

No one seems to know how to stop all the shootings in the U.S.